The Last Kodachrome

MAIN GALLERY: 12.17.10 – 01.21.11
RECEPTION: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17TH, 6-8P

 

Vesna Pavlovic

Vesna Pavlovic

KODACHROME SHOW ARTISTS:
STEPHEN ALBAIR | BEAR BEGELMAN | CORI CHANDLER-PEPELNJAK | PATRICIA CLARKE | ALEX CROWELL | LOU DEMATTEIS | ANN DONAHUE | GLENDA DREW | ALEX GREENBURG | GORDON GREENBURG | NAJIB JOE HAKIM | IRENE IMFELD | WALT JONES | ARIEL KESSLERVIVIANE MOOS | DOROTHY NORTH | VESNA PAVLOVIC | APRIL ROCHA | STEPHEN STROM | STEVEN TADDEI | ELOISE WARREN | DAVE WASSERMAN | PAT WILLARD | MARSHALL WINDMILLER

In 1935 KODACHROME was released as a 6mm home movie film, then for 35mm cameras in 1936, to huge success. In the summer of 2009, Kodak announced that Kodachrome was being “retired, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon,” with the final rolls hitting retail shelves in early September of that year. December 2010 is the last month that Kodachrome will ever be processed, so in a juried exhibition, RayKo Photo Center celebrated the life of Kodachrome, considered by many the greatest color film ever made, the subject of popular song, and the only film to have a park named after it (Kodachrome Basin State Park, Utah). It’s the end of an era…so we paid tribute to this beautiful film and the powerful images made with it.